Getting Here2018-09-20T15:46:46+00:00

Getting Here

The Waveney Valley can easily be reached by road, rail, air and water.

By Road

The area is easily accessible by road from all parts of the UK. The A143 runs the length of the Waveney Valley, and links the market towns with the east of the region.

  • The A12 links Halesworth with Lowestoft, Ipswich, London and the South East
  • The A14, A143 & A146 links Diss, Harleston, Beccles and Bungay with Cambridge and the M11
  • The A146 and A47 links the Waveney Valley to Norwich and the Midlands

A number of bus operators provide services to the local area, please visit www.suffolkonboard.com for the latest travel information and timetables or contact Traveline on 0870 608 2608 or www.traveline.org.uk

National Express operate a daily coach service from London Victoria and most major UK cities, taking you directly through to Lowestoft. For further information visit www.nationalexpress.com or call 08705 80 80 80.

By Rail

Getting here by train is easy and convenient. Diss Station sits on the Great Eastern Main Line, with regular trains between Norwich and London. Greater Anglia operates an hourly service between Lowestoft and Ipswich, which is known as the East Suffolk Line includes stops at Darsham, Halesworth, Beccles and Oulton Broad. The Wherry Line connects Lowestoft to Norwich stopping at Haddiscoe, Somerleyton and Oulton Broad. Both these services have good onward connections to London and the Midlands.

By Air

Norwich International Airport is a 45-minute drive from most of the Waveney Valley, offering direct UK flights to and from Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Direct and connecting flights also link East Anglia to over 650 worldwide destinations.

For further information visit www.norwichairport.co.uk or call 01603 411923.


By Sea


Beccles Harbour Master: 01502 712225
Lowestoft Harbour Master: 01502 574986
Oulton Broad Yacht Station: 01502 574946